Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, which is often used to include the content of one file within another file. It is used mainly with online content and it will make a static HTML site a lot more dynamic. If you'd like to have a daily quote shown on many web pages within your website, for instance, you can make a text file and switch the quote inside it every single day. All the pages in which this file is integrated are going to show the modified quote, so you'll not need to change them personally every single time. SSI can also be used to include the output of simple functions instead of a static file - for instance, the visitor's IP address, a hit counter or even the current time and date. This way, you can make your internet site appear far more professional and more attractive to the visitors. Web pages that employ SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All of the Linux cloud hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to any static website which you host on our cloud platform. By making an empty .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code within it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned must be inside the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you can find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding expertise. Our 24/7 tech support crew will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not sure what to do. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site point to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with just a number of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans because the option is featured within the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you have to do is to set up a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a couple of lines of code inside. You can find the latter within the Help articles accessible in your account, and that means you don't need any programming expertise - you can simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an active website, you have to make sure that you change all the links in there.